These 5 foods have more protein per serving than an egg

1. Roasted Soybeans

This one surprised me. If you have a quarter cup of roasted soybeans, you’ve eaten 15 grams of protein, plus a lot of potassium and fiber. An ideal source to get your protein from.

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2. Gruyere Cheese

I LOVE cheese, no doubt about it. And gruyere is one of my favorite varieties, both for taste and nutrition. Just one ounce contains 8 grams of protein – which is amazing. However, it also contains 117 calories, so watch your portion size.

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3. Dried Pumpkin Seeds

These are an amazing source of magnesium – which is what everyone knows they’re good for. What NOT everyone knows is that you get 10 grams of protein in just a quarter cup – a great bang for your protein buck, so to speak.

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4. Dried Spirulina

This dried seaweed is an absolutely incredible (and often completely overlooked) source of protein. Just two tablespoons of the stuff has more than 8 grams of protein – and only 40 calories to boot! Try putting it in a salad or as seasoning on roasted vegetables to really pack in the protein content.

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5. Greek Yogurt

These 5 foods have more protein per serving than an egg